Appeal for information following burglary at church in Gillingham

Alert message sent 04/06/2021 10:51:00

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Officers investigating a burglary at a church in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

It was discovered at 9am on Thursday 3 June 2021 that entry had been forced to St Benedict’s Church in Cemetery Road. It is believed the break-in occurred between 11am on Wednesday 2 June and 9am on Thursday 3 June 2021. Officers are carrying out enquiries to establish what has been stolen.

Police Community Support Officer Vicky Biggs, of North Dorset police, said: “We are investigating this incident and I am appealing to anyone who has witnessed any suspicious activity in the area to please contact us.

“I would also urge anyone with information as to who is responsible for this burglary to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210087719. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111. 
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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